Plasma Q-plate for intense laser beam shaping

Kenan Qu, Qing Jia, Nathaniel J. Fisch

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A q-plate for manipulating wavefronts of high-intensity laser beams is proposed in a magnetized plasma. Using full kinetic particle-in-cell simulations, we demonstrate that light with orbital angular momentum above ionization intensity can be generated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580330
StatePublished - 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 18 2017Sep 21 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F66-FiO 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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